Accounts Assistant / Accounts Trainee

Ringwood, Hampshire
Start date
£17k-£20k per annum (dependent on experience and training requirements) plus a good range of benefits.

Our Company

We are a social enterprise providing ethical travel opportunities for schools and independent travellers through our volunteer programmes in Africa, Asia and South America. We are an international group with 10 companies and staff located around the world. We have a culture that embraces all of our staff and also builds on the amazing project work that our travellers do when they travel with us.

The Role

Reporting to the Group Financial Controller, we have a vacancy within our UK based finance team for an accounts assistant. This is an entry level role within the department and will assist with the financial management of our UK, UAE & Australian companies. The role will have exposure to most aspects of accountancy over time with regular duties including the processing of sales and purchase invoices, performing daily bank reconciliations, creating payment runs, administration of our direct debit scheme, answering questions from customers, updating spreadsheets/databases and producing month-end reports. The role will also have some general office administration duties.

The Person

We are looking for someone who is personable, confident, willing to learn, has a ‘can do’ attitude and has a desire to start an accountancy career.  The role would suit someone with up to 1 year’s work experience in a similar position or someone who has recently obtained a finance/accountancy degree and is now seeking a full time accountancy position. We will contribute towards training for a professional accountancy qualification during employment.


  • Discretionary Bonus Scheme
  • 22 Days Holiday plus Bank Holidays (rising to 27 days)
  • Contribution towards professional qualification training
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Death in Service
  • Company Pension
  • Free On-site Parking
  • Casual Dress
  • Potential of travel to one of our overseas camps or offices

Apply today by sending us your CV:

Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.